Peter Barnett may be the most physically active man in Mill Valley, California, thanks to UCSF's specialized cardiac care which is essential to the growing number of adults who need ongoing treatment for heart defects they've had since birth.
February 14, 2012
November 09, 2011
UCSF Medical Center performs a lower-risk cardiac procedure to treat coronary blockage that goes through the radial artery in a patient's arm, an uncommon practice in the U.S., where more than 95 percent of heart catheterizations are performed through the femoral artery in the patient’s leg.
May 04, 2011
Blending state-of-the art technology and cutting-edge design, UCSF’s new cardiovascular research building at Mission Bay integrates basic and clinical research to address important questions in cardiovascular biology and disease.
December 20, 2010
’Tis the season for temptations, with holiday dinners and treats nearly everywhere we turn. So stick a fork into these 10 tips from the UCSF Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease.
August 03, 2010
Testosterone in men has become a hot health topic. New studies, including one by UCSF researchers, now are sparking a controversy over the role of testosterone in heart disease.
March 29, 2010
Talk of taxing sugary drinks may spread in light of a new study that connects soft drink consumption with diabetes.
January 19, 2010
Researchers hope that gentle yoga and active stretching will prove enjoyable and sustainable for people with metabolic syndrome, while also improving their health.
December 18, 2009
Kathleen Dracup, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, talks about her study which found a gap between patient knowledge and behavior when responding to cardiac symptoms.